Dunkin’ Donuts Is Releasing Its Own Version of the Cronut

Find out how it compares to the real thing, nutritionally speaking.

Well, we suppose it was only a matter of time before Dunkin’ Donuts unleashed its own donut-croissant hybrid on the world—and today the chain announced that, as of Monday, stores across the country will start selling the Croissant Donut.

“The new product will be made in limited quantities and served each day while supplies last for a limited time only at participating restaurants nationwide,” says the company’s press release.

Naturally, we were curious about the nutritional stats for the imitation cronut—and were pleasantly surprised by the results the company sent out. Here’s how they come out:

Calories: 300
Fat: 14 g (8 g saturated)
Sodium: 230 mg
Total Carbohydrates: 39 g
Dietary Fiber: 2 g
Sugars: 12 g
Protein: 4 g

It’s definitely not a health food, but it’s also pretty harmless compared to the 1,330 calories and 103 grams of fat in Dominique Ansel’s cronuts (find out what the nutrition label for cronuts would look like). Of course, that doesn’t mean that the Croissant Donut is the healthiest option at Dunkin’ Donuts. Check out the best and worst breakfast foods in America to see what you should order at various restaurants (including Dunkin’)—or better yet, make yourself one of these weight loss-promoting breakfasts.

MORE: 5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy


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